38 days in Milwaukee & South Padre Island Itinerary

38 days in Milwaukee & South Padre Island Itinerary

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Milwaukee
— 28 nights
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South Padre Island
— 9 nights
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Milwaukee

— 28 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Explore Milwaukee's surroundings by going to Portage (Portage WWII History Museum & Cascade Mountain), Kohler (The Blind Horse Winery & The Waelderhaus) and Sheboygan (John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan County Historical Museum, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, get to know the resident critters at Milwaukee County Zoo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of St. Josaphat, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakefront Brewery.

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Appleton to Milwaukee is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In May, daytime highs in Milwaukee are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

South Padre Island

— 9 nights
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Explore South Padre Island's surroundings by going to Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan Del Valle (in San Juan), Brownsville (Old City Cemetery, Sabal Palm Sanctuary, &more) and McAllen (Quinta Mazatlan, McAllen's New Park & Spray Ground, &more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., observe the fascinating underwater world at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, stroll around Hugh Ramsey Nature Park, and don't miss a visit to Largest Outdoor Sandcastle in the USA.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our South Padre Island trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Milwaukee to South Padre Island takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Milwaukee in June; daily highs in South Padre Island reach 85°F and lows reach 75°F. You will leave for home on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips